Benefits of speaking more than one language
Half the world’s population is bilingual but what do scientists have to say on the issue?
Burning trees never a good idea
Felling forests in the guise of reducing carbon emissions may result in an irreparable loss of biodiversity
Can technologies make us brainier?
The age-old nostrum of “eat well, exercise well, sleep well” can help us lead a contented life
How the fowl, chicken’s ancestor, travelled the world
Indians were probably the first to domesticate the red jungle fowl and realise its medicinal and nutritional worth
What would happen if humans had flat feet?
The transversal arch, absent in modern-day gorillas and chimpanzees, developed in humans around 3.4 million year ago